Students and professors working in the lab are committed to exploring new and innovative research areas in human-computer interaction.

We are currently carrying out research in a number of a different fields including:

  • Large interactive surfaces and displays

  • Mobile devices

  • Human-robot interaction

  • Software complexity and learnability

  • Visual analytics

  • Intelligent interactive systems

  • Novel input devices

  • Several other areas of HCI research

News & Announcements

May 28, 2015 | “Would You Do as a Robot Commands?” Featured in Harvard Business Review Article

Lab alumnus Derek Cormier's work, "Would You Do as a Robot Commands?", has been featured in a Harvard Business Review article. Take a look!

April 17, 2015 | Lab Alumnus, Xing-Dong Yang, to join at Dartmouth College

Our lab alumnus Xing-Dong Yang will be joining the Department of Computer Science at Dartmouth College as Assistant Professor from July 1, 2015. UManitoba HCI lab wishes all the best in his new position.

Congratulations, Xing-Dong!

November 05, 2014 | PaintBoard Wins Best Paper Award at ACM HAI 2014

UManitoba HCI lab members Daniel J. Rea and James E. Young received a Best Paper Award at the 2nd International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction with co-author Takeo Igarashi for their paper "PaintBoard – Prototyping Interactive Character Behaviors by Digitally Painting Storyboards". Congratulations on this achievement!

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